Internship with Papua New Guinea (PNG) Country Program Jung-gu Based in Seoul, The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is an intergovernmental organization founded to support and promote a model of economic growth known as "green growth", which targets key aspects of economic performance such a poverty reduction, job creation, social inclusion, and environmental sustainability. GGGI works with countries around the world, building their capacity and working collaboratively on green growth policies that can impact the lives of millions. The organization partners with countries, multilateral institutions, government bodies, and private sector to help build economies that grow strongly and are more efficient and sustainable in the use of natural resources, less carbon intensive, and more resilient to climate change.
The Global Green Growth Institute internship program (also called "Grow Green" Program) provides a unique learning opportunity for students and recent graduates from diverse academic backgrounds. The program is designed for talented and... motivated individuals skilled in areas relevant to GGGIs operations. The program allows selected candidates to gain insight into the work of the Institute and provides exposure and training in various professional fields in a multicultural environment. We encourage qualified women and men, in particular, nationals of developing countries, with diverse professional, academic, and cultural backgrounds to apply.
We are looking for a talented individual to support the Papua New Guinea (PNG) Country Program. The intern will work closely with the Country Representative and Program officer to develop a Country Planning Framework (CPF) for PNG. The CPF is a 5-year in-country delivery strategy that identifies GGGIs contribution to green growth in member and partner countries in alignment with GGGIs Strategy 2030. The CPF process entails an assessment of green growth challenges, opportunities and enabling conditions, identification of GGGIs in-country comparative advantage, and the elaboration of priority interventions and intended results. The CPF is formulated through a series of analytical exercises and stakeholder feedback sessions, incorporating input from GGGI staff, national stakeholders, and development partners.
The assignment will include the followings but not limited to: Review existing documents: Key policy documents, situation analysis and scoping reports, stakeholder and donor mapping, relevant meeting notes with different government and non-government organizations, presentations, PNG Workplan and Budget 2021-22 and others to support the development of a CPF for PNG; Provide inputs in the drafting of an inception report outlining the problem (s) to be addressed by the CPF including key programmatic solutions, strategic and intermediary outcomes for GGGI over the next 5 years in these areas identified based on GGGIs comparative advantage; Support the PNG team in carrying out a round of consultations with key sectoral stakeholders ( Provide support for a final consultative validation workshop where the priority areas for GGGI to support and feature in the CPF is presented and final comments received from stakeholders; Coordinate meetings, preparing meeting minutes, and organizing / cleaning data as requested; Contribute to the finalization of the CPF; Any other tasks as requested by the supervisor
To be eligible for an internship, candidates must: Be enrolled in a Masters programme prior to internship assignment; A (pending) Masters in Climate Change, International Development, Environment Management, Law, Science, Business / Commerce, Economics, Finance, Forestry. Be engaged or recently enrolled in academic study in a field directly related to the Institutes work; Possess an excellent command of English and communication skills; Strong research and analysis skills; Excellent drafting and editing skills ; Have a sound knowledge of engaging with stakeholders; Be able to complete tasks on a timely manner; Be willing to work as a team but be flexible to work independently; Previous experience in PNG would be an advantage.
Required documents CV, cover letter, and a copy of transcripts
Selection Process Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered. GGGI evaluates applications based on eligibility requirements; relevance of academic study and work experience (if any); and the level of interest and motivation to contribute to development work. Due to high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Important information: Duration: The internship program is for at least three months and up to six months. Once selected, interns must begin your internship either prior to or within 12 months of graduation. Stipend: GGGI interns receive a monthly stipend of USD$500 per month. All costs related to travel, insurance, accommodation, and living expenses must be borne by either the interns or their sponsoring institutions. Visa: GGGI will provide a supporting letter for visa. Interns will be responsible for obtaining and financing the necessary visas. Travel: Intern will arrange and finance their travel to the internship location. Medical Insurance: Interns are responsible for their own medical insurance. GGGI does not provide medical insurance for interns. Confidentiality: Interns must keep confidential any and all unpublished information obtained during the course of the internship and may not publish any documents based on such information. Academic Credit: Interns may get academic credit from their institution of higher education for the internship. Interns need to check with their university to confirm their academic credit policy for internships. Working Hours: interns are expected to work during normal working hours. Leave should be pre-approved by the Intern Manager, and the latter should inform the Office of HR accordingly. Learning Outcomes: before completion of the internship, Intern Managers are expected to review the learning outcomes with the intern. Certificate: provided upon successful completion of the internship, upon request Jung-gu Seoul South Korea (+1 other)
Internship with Papua New Guinea (PNG) Country Program Jung-gu GGGI Jung-gu